Christchurch City to Surf 2018 training starts now…

Christchurch city to surf

Carrying a bit too much weight after the holiday season? 2018 is here, and it is time to beat the feet and work off some of that Christmas stuffing. Looking to re-energise yourself? Then why dust off your shoes and set yourself a goal of a 14 or 6km walk or run and enter the Christchurch City to…

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Mainland Pride Win National Women’s Title

A third National Women’s League title in four years has been earned by Canterbury United Pride after a well-deserved 2-0 win over Capital Football in the final at English Park in Christchurch this afternoon.   Sportsmed Providing physiotherapy to football players It is the first season that SportsMed have been providing the physiotherapy services to…

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3 Reasons to Consider Sports Nutrition For Your Next Endurance Event

Sports Nutrition

Are you thinking of entering one of the many endurance events on offer this summer? If you have started training, now is a good time to ask yourself whether your diet is up to the task and start thinking about Sports Nutrition.  Whether you are a novice or an experienced pro, nutrition plays a key…

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Proud Supporters of Canterbury Rugby

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Would you like to be part of a Joint Laxity Study?

We are conducting a study comparing measures of joint laxity to help determine what tests are useful to perform in patients with certain joint problems. The study will involve filling out a quick questionnaire and having simple measurements of joint laxity recorded. Participation is completely voluntary and all data collected is anonymous, your care will…

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Does Lower Back Pain Slow You Down?

Lower back pain can make life miserable. It stops you getting to the gym and being able to concentrate at work. It also makes sitting or standing for long periods of time uncomfortable. It stops us getting outside to ride our bikes, pound the pavement or even run around with the kids. So you end up relying on…

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Need Orthotics? Why not support breast cancer at the same time

Sore shins? Knees or feet? Sore legs from standing all day in bad shoes? Have you been thinking about getting Orthotics? We have a great little opportunity for you to support the New Zealand  breast cancer foundation and get those orthotics you have been thinking about. Check out our  SportsMed Reception stars, Hannah, Pip and Comine, with…

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Arthritic Foot Pain Workshop

There is a Fantastic workshop headed up by our very own Georgina Barr that I wanted to share with you all. What is it about? It is all about managing arthritic foot pain. We all know how hard it can be getting around when you start to experience pain and discomfort in your feet – after…

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Happy 25th Birthday SportsMed!!

Guess who’s just turned 25?? Congratulations to our original staff members……can you guess who they are???  Spot prize if you can name all four (staff excluded!)

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Athletes Special Growth Spurt Periodisation

If you are football mad then you may have heard of one of Europes Top Coachings Raymond Verheijen. We posted about his up coming visit on the 18th – 21st of October in a previous blog “World Football Academy is coming to Christchurch”  While he is in town he is running a course on the…

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